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Deploying Windows Server 2008 Training (M6418) Course Description
This Deploying Windows Server 2008 Training course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to install and deploy Windows Server 2008 R2. This Deploying Windows Server 2008 Training course also will teach you how to automate server deployment, as well as provide guidelines, best practices, and considerations that will help you to migrate existing services to Windows Server 2008 R2.
• If you are familiar with some aspects of this Deploying Windows Server 2008 Training course, we can omit or shorten their discussion.
• We can adjust the emphasis placed on the various topics or build the Deploying Windows Server 2008 Training course around the mix of technologies of interest to you (including technologies other than those included in this outline).
• If your background is nontechnical, we can exclude the more technical topics, include the topics that may be of special interest to you (e.g., as a manager or policy-maker), and present the Deploying Windows Server 2008 Training course in manner understandable to lay audiences.
Audience / Target Group:
The target audience for this Deploying Windows Server 2008 Training course:
• Candidates for this course are information technology (IT) professionals who work in medium to large organizations. The primary candidate is a Windows Server administrator who operates Windows Servers on a daily basis and who requires the skills for configuring, managing, and maintaining servers installed with Windows Server 2008, including the Release 2 (R2) edition. Candidates are typically responsible for day-to-day management of the server operating system and various server roles such as DHCP, DNS, file and print services, directory services, and software distribution. This course may also be considered in combination with other exam preparation materials for candidates wishing to prepare for MCTS and MCITP certification in Windows Server 2008.
Other candidates for this course include IT Pros with skills within other IT areas or operating systems who wish to gain an insight into Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2.
What You Will Learn:
Upon completing this Deploying Windows Server 2008 Training course, learners will be able to meet these objectives:
• Describe Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 installation and configuration options, and select an appropriate volume-licensing option for Windows Server 2008 R2.
• Deploy and configure a Windows Server 2008 R2 Server Core installation.
• Implement various Windows Server deployment technologies.
• Implement Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 deployments with Windows Deployment Services (WDS).
• Implement Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 deployments with Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2010 (MDT 2010).
• Migrate earlier versions of Active Directory directory service to AD DS.
• Migrate file and print, and Web servers to Windows Server 2008 R2.
• Migrate remote infrastructure servers to support branch offices.
• Virtualize workloads by migrating physical servers to guests in Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 R2
Deploying Windows Server 2008 Training – Course Syllabus:
Module 1: Installing and Configuring Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
This module describes the installation options and requirements for Windows Server 2008 R2.
Lesson 1: Planning Windows Server 2008 R2 Installations
Lesson 2: Performing a Windows Server 2008 R2 Installation
Lesson 3: Configuring Windows Server 2008 R2 Following Installation
Lesson 4: Automating Server Activation Using Microsoft Volume Activation
Lab: Planning to Install Windows Server 2008 R2
Exercise: Using the Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP)Toolkit
Lab: Installing Windows Server and Configuring Post-Installation Settings
Exercise 1: Installing Windows Server 2008 R2
Exercise 2: Configuring Server Core
Exercise 3: Enabling Remote Management
Lab: Managing Roles and Features
Exercise 1: Adding the DNS and DHCP Server Roles
Exercise 2: Managing Server Core
Lab: Configuring Windows Server 2008 R2 Licensing
Exercise: Planning Volume Activation
Module 2: Implementing Deployment Technologies
This module describes the various deployment technologies available for use with Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7
Lesson 1: Selecting a Deployment Strategy
Lesson 2: Using the Windows Automated Installation Kit
Lesson 3: Working with Images
Lesson 4: Working with Unattended Answer Files
Lab: Deploying Windows Server 2008 with an Answer File
Exercise 1: Verifying the Configuration of WAIK
Exercise 2: Creating an Answer File
Module 3: Using Windows Deployment Services
This module explains how to create and deploy custom system images by using Windows Deployment Services and images.
Lesson 1: Overview of Windows Deployment Services (WDS)
Lesson 2: Implementing Deployment with WD
Lesson 3: Maintaining Images
Lab: Using WDS to Deploy Windows Server
Exercise 1: Installing and configuring WDS
Exercise 2: Creating Operating System Images with WDS
Exercise 3: Using an Unattended File with WDS
Exercise 4: Configuring Custom Computer Naming for Large-Scale Deployments
Exercise 5: Deploying Images with WDS
Module 4: Implementing the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit
This module explains how to deploy and create custom system images for common server configurations by using the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit.
Lesson 1: Introducing the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit
Lesson 2: Using the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit
Lesson 3: Maintaining Images with Microsoft Deployment Toolkit
Lab: Implementing the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit
Exercise 1: Installing MDT 2010
Exercise 2: Configuring MDT 2010
Exercise 3: Creating an MDT 2010 Build
Exercise 4: Creating Deployment Points
Exercise 5: Performing a Lite-Touch Deployment
Module 5: Migrating Active Directory Directory Service
This module explains how to upgrade and migrate Active Directory directory service from Windows 2000 Server or Windows Server 2003 to Windows Server 2008 R2.
Lesson 1: Overview of Upgrading Windows Server 2008 R2 Active Directory
Lesson 2: Upgrading Domain Controllers to Windows Server 2008 R2
Lab: Migrating Active Directory
Exercise 1: Preparing the Existing Forest
Exercise 2: Deploying a Windows Server 2008 R2 DC
Exercise 3: Removing Legacy Domain Controllers
Exercise 4: Enabling New Active Directory Features
Module 6: Migrating File, Print, and Web Services
This module provides guidance for upgrading and migrating file and print servers from Microsoft Windows 2000 Server or Windows Server 2003 to Windows Server 2008 R2. This module also includes guidance for upgrading and migrating application and Web servers from Windows Server 2003 to Windows Server 2008 R2.
Lesson 1: Introducing the Windows Server Migration Tools
Lesson 2: Migrating File and Print Servers
Lesson 3: Migrating Web and Application Servers
Lab: Migrating Windows Server 2003 File and Print Services
Exercise 1: Installing and Configuring the File and Print Server Roles
Exercise 2: Enabling Windows Server Migration Tools
Exercise 3: Migrating File and Print Services
Exercise 4: Verifying the migration of file and print services
Module 7: Deploying Branch Office and Remote Access Services
This module provides guidance for upgrading and migrating branch offices and Remote Access Services to Windows Server 2008 R2.
Lesson 1: Implementing Read-Only Domain Controllers
Lesson 2: Implementing Remote Infrastructure
Lab: Deploying an RODC to a Branch Office
Exercise 1: Enabling the Forest to Support RODC Deployment
Exercise 2: Deploying the RODC Role on Server Core
Exercise 3: Creating the Branch Office Site
Exercise 4: Securing the RODC
Lab: Implementing Branch Cache
Exercise 1: Configuring BranchCache on a Server
Exercise 2: Configuring Client-Side BranchCache Settings
Exercise 3: Verify BranchCache Functionality
Module 8: Migrating Workloads to Microsoft Virtual Machines
This module provides guidance for migrating existing workloads to a virtual machine environment using the Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V role.
Lesson 1: Overview of Microsoft Virtualization
Lesson 2: Installing Hyper-V
Lesson 3: Migrating workloads to Hyper-V
Lab: Migrating Workloads to Microsoft Virtual Machines
Exercise 1: Planning to Migrate Workloads
Exercise 2: Deploying the Hyper-V Role
Exercise 3: Creating Virtual Machines, Virtual Networks, and Virtual Hard Disks